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Nokia N8 Clone From China Runs Android 2.1

08/04/2010, While it might be really cool if Nokia’s N8 phone were to be powered by Google’s Android instead of Symbian^3, but obviously Nokia isn’t going to offer such a phone anytime soon. That being said, a Nokia N8 clone has surfaced that seems...

Viewsonic rolls out new Android-powered tablet

08/03/2010, Viewsonic isn’t just about monitors you know, as the company has outlined plans to deliver a tablet device which will run on the Android operating system. Needless to say, Viewsonic intends to remain at the cutting edge of things, running Android...

HTC HD2 Gets An Improved Android 2.2 FroYo ROM

08/03/2010, We have previously seen Google’s Android 2.2 FroYo crammed into the juicy HTC HD2 before this, but during the previous iteration, it was quite buggy and had various issues. Now the folks behind it have come up with an updated ROM, one which seems to...

Android is tops in US smartphone market share

08/02/2010, When it comes to market share of smartphones, Android has taken top spot, overtaking BlackBerry and iPhone sales in the process. According to Canalys, when you take into account the sales figures from HTC, Motorola and other smaller Android producers, it...

Viper remote start system for Android devices

07/29/2010, Now you can use your Android-powered smartphone to lock, unlock and start your vehicle as long as it relies on a Viper remote start system. The app is now available on the Android Market and through Viper creator Directed Electronics’ site as well,...

Samsung Galaxy S spotted running leaked Android 2.2 update

07/29/2010, We were talking about the leaked Android 2.2 update yesterday for the Samsung Galaxy S, and it sure didn’t take too long for someone to install it on an actual Galaxy S, where you can check it out running just fine in a video right after the jump....

Malicious Android Wallpaper App Collects Your Personal Data

07/28/2010, Android users who have been regularly downloading apps from the Android Market might want to take note, as mobile security firm Lookout claims that a malicious app has been downloaded from the Android Market by millions of users. The app, developed by...

Modu Cell Phone Spotted Running Android OS

07/28/2010, We’ve seen Modu’s cute little T-Phone before, and now a similar looking device has surfaced with the company’s name stamped on it, though it seems to be powered by Google’s Android, probably Android 1.6 (which is incredibly old)....

Motorola Milestone Gets Unofficial Android 2.2 FroYo Firmware

07/28/2010, Motorola still hasn’t officially confirmed if it will be offering the Android 2.2 FroYo update for the aging Motorola Milestone, but just because there isn’t any official means to do it just yet, doesn’t mean that you’ll have to...

Augen tablet to arrive at Kmart

07/26/2010, Looking for a tablet at the moment with your heart torn between the iPad and an Android equivalent? You can check out the Augen tablet which will be making its way to Kmart this weekend, retailing for $149.99 a pop. This 7″ tablet will have Android...

$125 iPad Clone Is Powered By Android

07/25/2010, We’ve seen many iPad clones that are out there in the market, but how many of them cost $125? Considering that it sports a pretty useful mobile operating system and a 7-inch 800 x 480 pixel display, it sounds like a pretty interesting deal....

NOOK for Android is now available

07/22/2010, Barnes & Noble has just announced the availability of its NOOK for Android software that will obviously run off Android-powered smartphones and devices. This is the latest addition to Barnes & Noble’s slate of free, popular eReader software,...

WiiPad Android-powered tablets are not from Nintendo

07/21/2010, Just before you jump up in joy thinking that your favorite video game company has released tablet versions of the Wii, get a nice lounge chair and relax. The WiiPad you hear of today hails from China, and has nothing to do with Nintendo at all. First off,...

Blurry image leak of new Motorola Android-powered phone

07/19/2010, Check out this new blurry image (how else would it be classified as a leak then?) of a yet unannounced Android-powered smartphone from Motorola which could very well end up as Verizon, as with previous Motorola handsets. It seems as though the mysterious...